Chambers and Blohm’s mission is to provide quality mental health care to improve the lives of clients and their families.

Meet Our Staff

Kathy Blohm, PhD, Licensed Psychologist

Kathy is a licensed clinical psychologist. She is a graduate of the College of St. Benedict and the California School of Professional Psychology-Alameda. Dr. Blohm moved to Bismarck from Minneapolis in 1999 and opened Chambers and Blohm Psychological Services in 2001. She enjoys finding creative ways to practice psychology. Valuing collaboration and working with individuals from different agencies and across disciplines, she strives to develop new programs that meet the needs of the community. Dr. Blohm works with patients across the developmental continuum and specializes in the treatment of anxiety, mood, and eating disorders. She has a special interest in human sexuality across the lifespan and is currently the only Board Certified Sex Therapist (AASECT) in western North Dakota.

Julijana Nevland, PhD, Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Nevland is a Licensed Psychologist with over a decade of mental health experience.  She received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Dakota. Dr. Nevland completed her pre-doctoral internship with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, where she received specialized training in neuropsychological and forensic assessment, suicide prevention, substance abuse, dual diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness. She has worked in various clinical settings to include state and federal prisons, veteran administration hospital (VA), private university, and community mental health agencies. Dr. Nevland enjoys working with individuals, families, and couples (all ages), and specializes in the treatment of mood disorders (e.g., depression, bipolar), anxiety disorders, PTSD/ trauma/grief, relationship difficulties, LGBTQ affirmative interventions, and improving adjustment/coping skills. Dr. Nevland has a special interest in organizational consulting and training, regarding the role of mental health variables in improving motivation, conflict resolution, stress management, and overall wellness.

Lauree Hellman, APRN, PMHCNS

Lauree is a Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist. She provides individual and group therapy as well as medication management for adults and has many years of psychiatric nursing experience. Areas of treatment include depression, anxiety, as well as relationship difficulties, boundaries, stress management, self esteem and other areas of life improvement skills to achieve healthy functioning with life’s transitions. She is a graduate of the University of Mary and University of North Dakota. She is board certified in psychiatric mental health advanced practice nursing through the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the North Dakota Board of Nursing.

Michelle Fortney, APRN, PMHCNS

Michelle is a Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist. She provides medication management and individual therapy for adults in the treatment of depression, anxiety and other mental health concerns. Michelle received her Bachelor degree and Master of Nursing degree through the University of Mary. She completed post-masters certification in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing through the University of North Dakota. Michelle has worked in the Bismarck community, in the field of mental health nursing, for over 25 years. She is board-certified in advanced practice nursing through the American Nurses Credentialing Center and licensed through the State of North Dakota.

Alek Krumm, PhD.

Alek Krumm is a Psychologist in Residence working under the supervision of Dr. Blohm. A native of Bismarck, Alek went on to earn her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, completing her pre-doctoral internship at the Fargo Veteran Administration (VA) hospital. Alek works primarily with adults (and adolescents), offering individual, couples, and group psychotherapy. She also provides psychological assessment (testing) services, including for questions related to ADHD, learning disorders, and other changes in cognitive functioning. Alek works well with folks who want to make friends with needless anxiety, be more spontaneous and flexible, connect with their emotions, improve their relationships, and make sense of their suffering.

Zach Nevland, LPC, LMAC, MAC

Zach is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Master Addiction Counselor. He is also a NAADAC certified Master Addiction Counselor. Zach received his Master’s in Counseling degree from the University of Mary, where he specialized in clinical mental health and addiction counseling. Zach has over 10 years of experience in the mental health field. He specializes in the treatment of dual diagnoses, completes chemical dependency and DUI evaluations, and provides individual therapy for substance abuse disorders. He also provides clinical and couple’s counseling services to clients of all ages who are struggling with various problems, such as marital discord, anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, and grief issues, utilizing an integrative therapy approach. Zach believes counseling should be tailored to each individual to best meet their unique mental health needs and readiness for change.

Jenna Johnson, LPCC, CCS

Jenna is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and a Certified Counseling Supervisor. She received her Master’s Degree from the University of Vermont and specialized in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Jenna has experience working with a variety of populations, but has specialized training and interest in treating adolescents who have experienced traumatic events. She utilizes several evidence based trauma treatment models, including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR) Additionally, she has focused training in meeting the mental health needs of adolescents who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation. Jenna believes that everyone deserves to be the author of their own story and aims to help clients regain ownership of their own narrative.

Kylee Vance, LPCC, LMAC

Kylee is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Licensed Master Addiction Counselor. She received her master’s degree in counseling from the University of North Dakota and has experience working with a variety of populations. She provides evidence-based trauma informed services to children, adolescents and adults including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Kylee also enjoys working with individuals with anxiety, depression, and grief issues and uses play, art, and sand tray therapy in her practice.

Andrea Ficek Falcon, Psychometrist / Creative Director

Andrea fulfills a variety of tasks including administering and scoring psychological tests, collaborating with psychologists and counselors to bring the arts, mindfulness techniques, and yoga to clients, as well as assisting with other odds and ends around the office. Andrea received her bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of Mary. Along with being a musician, she is also passionate and experienced in various forms of visual and fiber art. Andrea believes in the healing power of the arts, the importance of self-exploration, and finding creative methods to meet the needs of clients.

Melissa Lipp, Office Manager

Melissa is a native of Bismarck, North Dakota. She started working at Chambers and Blohm Psychological Services in January 2010. Melissa worked as the secretary at St. Alexius Partial Hospitalization Program for 9 years and as communication clerk in the St. Alexius Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for 21 years before coming to Chambers and Blohm. Her primary responsibilities are billing, payments and insurance issues and assisting in the office as needed.

Susan Kambeitz, Head Receptionist

Susan is a native of Regan, North Dakota. She started working at Chambers & Blohm Psychological Services in April of 2018. Susan worked as a Secretary/Receptionist at Valley Weight Loss Clinic for 5 years prior to coming to Chambers & Blohm. Her duties consist of scheduling appointments, answering phones, and helping out wherever needed.